Atrial Fibrillation and Life Insurance

Atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF) is an arrhythmia with an irregular pulse. It may be paroxysmal (intermittent) or chronic (permanent). Causes of AF include both cardiac and non-cardiac conditions such as valve disease, hypertensive heart disease, conduction disorders (e.g., sick sinus syndrome), coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, hyperthyroidism, fever, alcohol ingestion and many others. The presence of atrial … Continue reading